Noble Experiment - Saison Blonde | Russian River Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by impending on 06-04-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: served on draught into a tasting glass, light yellow with a short white head that lingers leaving some lacing, clear

S: heavy on Belgian yeast, banana, clove, corriander

T: banana, clove, lemon, anise

M: light and thin, higher carbonation

O: reviewed from notes taken on 3/7/14

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Big thanks to daysinthewake for getting this growler out to me. Served in a Russian River TION goblet. Pours a clear straw-golden color with a nice white head. The nose has a touch of light pilsner malt plus a really nice bouquet of floral and slightly-spice hops. Some perfume. Light fruity notes. Really excellent. Very light. Flavor is likewise extremely well integrated and light on the palate. Extremely easy to drink. Light body and a dry finish. Excellent. Would love to have this year round.

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Growler split with friends.

A: Pours a slightly hazy pale with a thick bone white head. Head slowly faded into a soft collar and film leaving some streaky patches of lace.
S: Spicy and herbal notes of dry grains and leafy, citrusy hops. Very light smelling and crisp.
T: Super clean and grainy. Crisp notes of pale malts, Belgian yeast, and citrus are light but work well together. Tastes like a blonde ale with a Belgian twist.
M: Light body, thin but crisp mouthfeel, easy carbonation. Refreshing.
O: Probably the lightest saision I’ve had, but I liked it. Very easy to drink and refreshing. Nothing super complicated, but if they were going for a crisp low alcohol Belgian blonde, they hit the mark.

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Noble Experiment - Saison Blonde from Russian River Brewing Company
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